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After an extended break, unfortunately it’s back to work tomorrow. But, don’t worry, there’s always time to try out these brilliant eateries

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Published: Sat 20 Nov 2010, 6:12 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 1:01 PM

palatial dining

The Palace, The Old Town, Dubai

Al Bayt at The Palace, The Old Town offers indulgence in a palatial Arabian atmosphere with breathtaking views of The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa. Indulge in a variety of beverages and nibbles while enjoying the traditional ambience. A selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream, preserves, pastries and carrot cake, served with a choice of tea or coffee, all for Dhs120 between 2pm and 6pm.

Call: 04 428 7951

sloane’s fare

Sloane’s, Grosvenor House, Dubai

Enjoy a spectacular Namaste theme night every Tuesday at Sloane’s, Grosvenor House’s international all day dining restaurant, which serves the very best in ‘a-la-minute’ cuisine.

Take pleasure with an authentic Indian buffet featuring an array of mouthwatering hot and cold delights, ranging from a chat counter, weekly biryani special and a medley of tandoori marinated salmon and mint and coriander marinated lamb.

The Namaste theme night at Sloane’s is from 7pm to 11.30pm each Tuesday for Dhs220 per person.

Call: 04 399 8888

pasta perfect

Choices Restaurant, Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai

Embark on a dining adventure to Italy every Wednesday as Choices Restaurant at the Al Bustan Rotana launches its Mamma Mia Night.

Say buon giorno to an impressive spread of Italy’s traditional dishes including pizza, pasta, antipasti and other Italian culinary delights in a lavish buffet. The restaurant’s chefs will ensure that you have your dishes freshly prepared at the live cooking stations.

Enjoy the Mamma Mia Night for Dhs179 per person, including unlimited selected beverages from 6.30pm to 12 midnight. Be an early bird and dine between 6.30pm and 8pm and receive a 20 per cent discount on your bill.

Call: 04 282 0000

theatre of dreams

Teatro, Towers Rotana, Dubai

Teotro has dedicated November to creative crustacean cuisine.

Clams from Spain reign supreme while mussels from Holland are a must, smothered in the chefs’ delicious creamy secret sauces. The local Omani lobster with miso vinaigrette and mango peppercorn syrup is, however, definitely the star of this shellfish show.

Call: 04 312 2202

at what costa

Costa Coffee, UAE-wide

Costa Coffee is entering into the spirit of the season by including some new additions on their menu throughout November and December.

Introducing the coconut hot chocolate and the spiced apple latte, Costa aims to put the ‘festive’ back into the festive season.

They’ll also be introducing a festive pudding muffin and an exciting range of traditional products including gingerbread stars, snowman cookies, a hot turkey trimmings panini and sweet mince pies.

Visit: Costa Coffee

brunch box

Fountain restaurant, Moevenpick Hotel & Apartment, Bur Dubai

The traditional Friday brunch buffet is now complemented with an à la carte menu selection served fresh from the kitchen. Kids Club provides a supervised kids’ play area, leaving you time to relax.

Starting from November 26, the brunch will run from 12pm to 3pm for Dhs165 per person, or Dhs225 including selected beverages.

Children between seven and 12 get a 50 per cent discount and the meal will be free for children under six.

Call: 04 310 4320

spice it up

Spice Island, Renaissance Hotel, Dubai

Continuing until November 29, Spice Island brings home the vibrant tastes from the Southern province of India in its latest festival.

South Indian cuisine developed over many centuries and is characterised by its aroma and flavour. The Spice Island chefs are offering a great selection of South Indian dishes with appetisers such as vada, cutlet vegetables and hot dishes like ghee rice, Kerala fish curry, avial, sambar and curd rice. The chefs will amaze you with their live cooking – ask them to make you appam with chicken stew, puttu with kadala or masala dosa with chutney. What’s more, this is in addition to the extensive and lavish buffet already on offer.

Call: 04 262 5555

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